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All Awards and Grants

2021-2022


Dr. Cheah received the 2021 APA Division 52 International Psychology Henry David Mentoring Award

Dr. Cheah received the 2021 APA Division 52 International Psychology Henry David Mentoring Award for playing an exceptional mentoring role in an international context. Congratulations, Dr. Cheah!

Hatice Gursoy received a 2021 APA Division 36 Social Justice Task Force Grant

CCAD Lab Graduate Research Assistant Hatice Gursoy received a 2021 APA Division 36 Social Justice Task Force Grant for her research proposal titled “What Helps Muslim Youth to Thrive in the Face of Heightened Religious Discrimination? Parental Religious Socialization and Muslim-American Adolescents’ Civic Engagement: The Mediating Role of Religiosity.” Congratulations, Hatice!

Hyun Su Cho received the 2021 Association for Psychological Science (APS) Student Grant

CCAD Lab Graduate Research Assistant Hyun Su Cho received the 2021 Association for Psychological Science (APS) Student Grant for her proposal, “Experiences of COVID-19 Racial Discrimination and Family Processes Among Korean Immigrants in the United States.” Congratulations, Hyun Su!

Xiaoli Zong received the 2021 Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA) Dissertation Research Award

CCAD Lab Graduate Research Assistant Xiaoli Zong received the 2021 Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA) Dissertation Research Award for her proposal, “COVID-19-Related Racial Discrimination and Chinese American Adolescents’ Civic Engagement: Person-Centered and Longitudinal Approaches.” Congratulations, Xiaoli!

CCAD Lab Undergraduate Research Assistant Fouad Saiedy received the Undergraduate Research Award (URA) for 2021-2022

Fouad Saiedy received the URA for his proposal, “The Use of Virtual Reality to Assess the Effect of Acute Stress on Food Selection.” (Graduate Student Mentor: Huiguang Ren) Congratulations, Fouad!

2020-2021


Merve Balkaya received the 2020 American Arab, Middle Eastern, and North African Psychological Association (AMENA-PSY) Best Paper Award

CCAD Lab Graduate Research Assistant Merve Balkaya received the 2020 Best Paper Award from the American Arab, Middle Eastern, and North African Psychological Association (AMENA-PSY) for her paper, “The role of religious discrimination and Islamophobia in Muslim-American adolescents’ religious and national identities and adjustment.” Congratulations, Merve!

CCAD Lab Undergraduate Research Assistant Ada Truong received the Undergraduate Research Award (URA) for 2020-2021

Ada Truong received the URA for her proposal, “Perceived COVID-19-Related Racial Discrimination and the Psychological Well-Being of Chinese Americans: The Moderating Role of Ethnic Identity.”(Graduate Student Mentor: Kathy Vu, Xiaoli Zong) Congratulations, Ada!

2019-2020


Merve Balkaya received a 2019 APA Division 36 Research Seed Award in Psychology of Religion and Spirituality

CCAD Lab Graduate Research Assistant Merve Balkaya received a 2019 Research Seed Award in Psychology of Religion and Spirituality from the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Division 36 for her proposal, “When Does Religious Discrimination Hurt the Most?’  Examining the Time-Varying Impact of Religious Discrimination on Muslim American Youths’ Religious Identities and Psychological Adjustment.” Congratulations, Merve!

Kathy Vu received a 2019 APA Division 7 Dissertation Research Grant in Developmental Psychology

CCAD Lab Graduate Research Assistant Kathy Vu received a 2019 Dissertation Research Grant in Developmental Psychology from the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Division 7 for her proposal, “Discrimination and Asian American Families’ Emotional Behaviors: A Moderated Mediation Model.” Congratulations, Kathy!

CCAD LAB Undergraduate Research Assistants Robert Maxwell, Hye Jin Park, and Ozair Qazi received Undergraduate Research Awards (URA) for 2019-2020

Robert Maxwell received the URA for his proposal, “Examining the Mediating Role of Asian American Preschoolers’ Behavioral Self-regulation in the Association between Maternal Positive Affect and Children’s Socioemotional Outcomes.” (Graduate Student Mentor: Jillian Shen)

Hye Jin Park received the URA for her proposal, “The role of parental control and self-regulation skills in Korean-American children’s behavioral outcomes.” (Graduate Student Mentor: Hyun Su Cho)

Ozair Qazi received the URA for his proposal, “East Asian mothers’ psychological distress, parenting, and their children’s behavioral adjustment: The moderating role of marital relationship.” (Graduate Student Mentor: Hyun Su Cho)

(From left to right: Ozair Qazi, Hye Jin Park, and Robert Maxwell)

2018-2019


CCAD LAB Undergraduate Research Assistants Hye Jin Park and Tarek Antar received Undergraduate Research Awards (URA) for 2018-2019

Hye Jin Park received the URA for her proposal, “The Role of Marital Quality and Parenting in Korean-American Children’s Social Problem-Solving Reasoning Skills.” (Graduate Student Mentor: You Jung Seo)

Tarek Antar received the URA for his proposal, “Examining the Role of Parental and Peer Socialization in the Development of the Muslim-Adolescent Identity.” (Graduate Student Mentor: Merve Balkaya)